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Olive Oil Omega 3 Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Olive Oil Omega 3.

The Mega Benefits of Omega 3s

In a college nutrition class I took back in the 90s, I overheard a classmate boasting to a small group about how she only ate fat-free food. Most of America was still in the clutches of the fat-free craze, and my classmate’s views weren’t...  Read more

Fats That Fight Cholesterol

If you're reading this, your doctor has probably told you that your cholesterol levels are too high. Maybe she put you on a medication to help lower cholesterol, or simply told you to consume less cholesterol-containing foods. No matter what you...  Read more

13 Ways to Maintain Your Brain

Store shelves are drowning is books and magazines dedicated to the care and maintenance of your body. Your abs, your thighs – even your heart – get special attention. But what about your mind? Why does it seem like the brain, y...  Read more

Reduce Asthma Symptoms with Omega 3s

Omega-3 fatty acids seem to be good for everything, and a new study of their effect on exercise-induced asthma is yet another example of the benefits of this healthy type of fat. A study at Indiana University found that adults with mild-to-moderate p...  Read more

7 Healthy Hemp Foods to Try

I have a wallet made of hemp. Although I’ve seen some very fashionable hemp accessories, mine’s really old and not very cute, but I can’t justify buying a new one until it wears out. I guess I’ve learned firsthand that hemp fi...  Read more

coconut oil in baking?
Updated 11/27/2015 11:40:31 PM

Has anyone tried or heard of using coconut oil in baking? A friend tried and liked it without things tasting like coconut or turning out wrong. I had never heard of it being used for that and was curious whether anyone has tried that or used coconut...  Read more

Ok so I'm going to the movies later then to Olive
Updated 11/25/2015 9:19:18 AM

Ok so I'm going to the movies later then to Olive Garden. Any suggestions for good movie theater choices? I know at OG I'm getting the soup and salad - LOVE their salad... I might indulge in a breadstick. We'll see. Any suggestions so I am good?!...  Read more

Benefits of pure cold-pressed coconut oil
Updated 11/18/2015 1:39:41 PM

The brown, hairy fruit of the coconut palm tree, coconut has a hard shell covering the white nutmeat inside, which is very rich in fat. Some coconut oil products are labeled "cold pressed." During cold pressing, the oil from the coconut meat is mecha...  Read more

How about searching natural oils? or asking doctor

How about searching natural oils? or asking doctor cause you need to make sure you don't have allergies against them....  Read more

Roasted vegetables? I like using olive oil & dried

Roasted vegetables? I like using olive oil & dried spices brushed onto potatoes, onions, carrots, asparagus, sprouts can be great too....  Read more

reduce calories while cooking

use olive oil spray instead of regular olive oil,...  Read more

Stave Off Pre-diabetes

Italian researchers have found that increaseing your intake of omega-3 fatty acids leads to a decrease in insulin resistance, so that means omega-3 will join the list of other foods recommended by your doc or provider to stave off diabetes. Eat fis...  Read more

Alpha Phi Omega Brothers

For current or Alumni brothers of Alpha Phi Omega (National Co-Ed Service Fraternity) to share their triumphs or complications and help each other through their lifestyle changes....  Read more

Nutrition 101: What are Omega 9's?

In 1992, “Lorenzo’s Oil” was a heart warming hit at the box office starring Nick Nolte and Susan Sarandon, who portrayed sympathetic parents who searched for a treatment for their son Lorenzo, who suffered from ALD (adrenoleukodystrophy), a genetic d...  Read more

Is There Any Benefit to an Anti-Inflammation Diet?

The body's immune system is a marvelous thing. When an unwanted antigen invades the body, armies of white blood cells work hard to provide protection. The body produces antibodies to destroy whatever it perceives to be harmful. Typically, that means...  Read more